works by slowly releasing the drug into the bloodstream and is already used by doctors in America to treat long-term depression.
The plaintiffs' 32-count complaint involves a physician's release of confidential patient information to a drug maker, who then conspired with a pharmacy chain to send direct mail containing the powerful prescription drug Prozac Weekly
to unsuspecting patients.
The first is fluoxetine delayed-release capsules USP (once weekly), an AB-rated bioequivalent to Prozac weekly
which held the patent on fluoxetine, recently introduced an extended-release form of the drug called Prozac Weekly
Lawyers defending several physicians, drug giant Eli Lilly, and Walgreens Pharmacy, in a lawsuit filed by patients against a questionable marketing practice for the drug Prozac Weekly
, have asked the judge to take the unusual step of sealing court files related to the case.